Safety Tips for Driving in Summer Storms

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Summer is a season full of sunshine and fresh air, but it’s also time where some of the most dangerous storms can sneak up on you out of nowhere! Storms always have a level of danger to them, but when you’re stuck out in a downpour while on the road, the danger level always increases! It’s important to know how to react when a storm hits while you’re behind the wheel, so checkout the tips below to help you stay safe.

  • Turn on your radio so you can listen for up-to-the-minute weather alerts.
  • Turn on your low beams, and drive slowly.
  • Allow extra space between you and the car in front of you. Braking on wet roadways can be difficult.
  • Never drive through standing water.
  • During heavy storms, visibility can be greatly reduced. Pull to the side of the road and turn on your emergency flashers until the rain subsides.
  • Be on the lookout for trees that could fall.
  • Steer clear of downed power lines.
  • If traffic lights are out, treat intersections as four-way stops.

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